Sports

CHS eyes ‘Fields of Dreams’

Carpenter, Campanelli lead grassroots effort to revamp Cumberland’s practice fields
CUMBERLAND – Like most championship teams, the Cumberland High boys’ lacrosse team had to overcame its share of adversity last spring on its way to capturing the Division II title. Unlike most... more

Chula-Maguire gets red-carpet treatment at U.S. Olympic Trials

Cumberland track and field runner takes ninth place in exhibition 1,500-meter Masters race
CUMBERLAND – For someone who’s a track and field junkie, Kim Chula-Maguire saw more than her fair share of events on television during the 10 days her favorite sport took center stage at the Olympic... more

Two become one: Mount joins forces with North Smithfield

Thirty-seven players – 10 from MSC – make up new Div. III co-op football team
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The numbers are back. So is the excitement. More than nine months after watching the North Smithfield High football team’s season come to a premature end, thanks to a rash of... more

Smithfield hopes to continue success in new-look Div. III

Defending D-IV football champions await challenges of competitive ‘A’ league
SMITHFIELD – After winning the Division IV Super Bowl last season, the first championship in the program’s 48-year history, the Smithfield High football team is coming back to a completely different... more

All-stars enjoy ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Cincinnati

Junior Division team takes field at Reds’ Great American Ball Park during RBI World Series
PAWTUCKET – The Boys & Girls Club RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) World Series is not just about the games played, but also the experience of the event itself. The Junior Division (ages... more

Red Sox break through for RBI championship

Junior Division team tops defending champs in semifinals, strikes late to down Rays in title game
PAWTUCKET – After being bested by the Nationals in the championship game of last season’s Pawtucket RBI Baseball League playoffs, the Red Sox finally got their day in the sun by posting a 7-2 victory... more

KFC repeats as Babe Ruth champions

Baseball team helps retiring manager go out on top by sweeping best-of-five title series
NORTH PROVIDENCE – KFC had to battle back in all three games, but the defending champion got the job done in sweeping last week's best-of-five North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League title... more

Sher-Le-Mon divers complete unbeaten year, share team title

SEEKONK, Mass. – The Sher-Le-Mon diving team capped an undefeated regular season by being named co-champions at the Narragansett Swim League’s All-Pool Diving Meet that was held on Aug. 5 at the... more